## Network dig Qs

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Vaishali
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### Network dig Qs

You have just created the following network logic diagram to describe the planned flow of activities for your project which will start tomorrow:

PMP sample question 75 Network diagram

Which potential inconsistency in the diagram should you solve right now to ensure that the activities and the milestones "Start" and "A-F finished" are correctly linked?

Activity E is open ended (a "dangle") in relation to the finish milestone path convergence.
Activity F is open ended in relation to the path divergence after the start milestone.
You cannot calculate a critical path when lags and/or leads are calculated in percent.
Activities E to F need another task drawn as a hammock to calculate level of effort.

Answer is 1st i.e. activity E is open ended.

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manishpn
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### Re: Network dig Qs

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Kumar
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### Re: Network dig Qs

Hi Vaishali,

But as per the Manish cited thread, ans is C, but you mentioned ans is A. Pls confirm.

Regards,
Praveen
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manishpn
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Kumar wrote:Hi Vaishali,

But as per the Manish cited thread, ans is C, but you mentioned ans is A. Pls confirm.

Regards,
Praveen

Hi Kumar, it should be C, lets wait for vaishali to provide an explaination on why it is A
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Vaishali
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### Re: Network dig Qs

Yes ! as per the answer given is A . I am also confused on this.
manishpn
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whats the explanation for A?
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vikram_unde
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### Re: Network dig Qs

I got below explanation on PM Zilla for answer : A

Actually here is lead in activity F, by 60% of duration with finish of E.

It means when F will start, E will be required to complete its 60% job and thus activity F is not its successor activity and when activity E will complete it would be considered as an open ended. But all activities or network should be converged at finish mile stone.

Hence activity E should be made connected to the finish mile stone directly by one arrow.
manishpn
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### Re: Network dig Qs

I missed out on this aspect
yes its dangle activity but option C is also correct.
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